Wuthering Heights Chapter 21 Summary


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Emily Bronte's Wuthering Heights focuses on the character Heathcliff. Who is his son?

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1. Linton is described as being languid. What does languid mean?

2. On her sixteenth birthday, Cathy wants to go outside for an hour or so. She runs through the landscape up to the nab. What is a nab?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Chapter 21 of Wuthering Heights will be covered by this quiz and worksheet. Test your knowledge of the subject with questions on specifics like Heathcliff's son and a character being described as 'languid'.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Goals for these assessments are as follows:

  • Understand what a nab is
  • Identify the middleman/woman between Cathy's communications with another character
  • Assess what transpires between Ellen and Cathy

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding Heathcliff's son
  • Interpreting information verify that you can read information regarding the person who passes along Cathy's and Linton's letters to one another
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as languid and nab

Additional Learning

Learn more about this chapter with the lesson called Wuthering Heights Chapter 21 Summary. Topics to be addressed are as follows:

  • Cathy's birthday
  • Her encounter with another character which leads to tension
  • The location of the secret uncovered by Ellen